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Address: Cusco, Peru
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$85*
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Private Cusco City Tour Including Main Archaeological Sites
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$45*
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Cusco Afternoon City Tour
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$166*
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Private Cusco City Tour

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Ruins in Cuzco

Enjoyed this place a lot. We had been in Machu Picchu for two days prior and seen the Inca ruins there but we loved this as well. Very awesome view of the city from the top as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Phillis D
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Pekin, Illinois
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Pekin, Illinois
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed this place a lot. We had been in Machu Picchu for two days prior and seen the Inca ruins there but we loved this as well. Very awesome view of the city from the top as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The architecture is impressive. Perfection in fitting stone. Very important to hire a city tour or a guide to explain the history of the site.

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New London, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was traveling with my dad and he wasn't feeling well, so I walked up here on my own from Choqechaka. From there you pass a nice (if, like so many places in Peru 😐) chock full o litter waterfall and a parish church that was having a picnic (Cusqueno & roasted cuy galore!) and exuberant Saint's parade when I... More 

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Thank Jacqueline E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Large well-developed archeological site that was mostly a fortress. It's huge, and seems even grander when one considers it was mostly constructed with human labor with boulders transported a reasonably impressive distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful place to explore, from the rock formations that are slides, to the massive rock formations that to this day no one can figure out how it was done without modern technology.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this prior to our Salkantay trek. It is very close to Cusco and very impressive. Well worth a visit. If you have kids dont miss the slides down the stone formations on the backside of the site.

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Saint Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked up to Sacsayhuaman (think: 'sexy woman' in terms of how to pronounce the name of this place) -- which was fine but nothing really to see on the way. So I'd recommend taking a cab. We were not going to hire a guide, but after about 5 minutes of starting to walk around, we realized that having a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a Scared space here....lots of tourists and a fine walk up from Cusco if the mood hits you. Again make sure to buy the 10 day tourist ticket as you never know when the man/lady will pop out and demand payment. The structure is awesome...so perfectly constructed at a time when..well...tools were rather primitive. The results here are mind-boggling.... More 

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Fort Dodge, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Will see along with several other stops on the All Day Group Sacred Valley Tour. Well worth the $35 US/person.

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Thank Bob S
Balmain, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing feat of human engineering...the size of the walls and rocks, the history, the whole Inca background...worth a visit with a guide

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